Reply To: Spur/Boot Rubs?

Annie Eldridge
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I’ve had this happen before. I ultimately discovered the reason … I
Used to wear my spurs over half-chaps. Because they didn’t really fit
Over my half- chaps, the loose spurs caused the rub. Wasn’t a
Problem if I wore properly adjusted spurs over boots. Also, be
Careful of loose-fitting half-chaps(especially if they become
Unzipped near your foot, as they often do.( Make sure that the little
Strap on the bottom of your half-chaps remains fastened.)

You also might try using a dressage whip in place of your spurs.Your
Horse needs to respond to a lighter leg aid, and a dressage whip
Should help you in your training.